Boesemani rainbows and ph

Discussion in 'Aquarium Stocking Questions' started by llfish, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. llfish

    llfishWell Known MemberMember

    Hi

    i am thinking of what to add to my new 75g and I fell in love with Boesemani rainbows. The ph of my tank is about 6.5 and from all that I have read they prefer a higher ph of 7.4-8... would it be still possible to keep these fish?
    Tank mates will be once fully established
    Angel (1-2)
    pearl gourami
    honey gourami
    5 julii corys
    7 cardinal tetra
    5 harlequin rasbora
    rainbow shark
    1 molly

    live plants, 2 driftwood

    Thoughts and opinions pretty please
     
  2. RogueAgent94

    RogueAgent94Fishlore VIPMember

    Not a good idea IMO. My rainbows never did well in low pH tanks. The prefer to be in the higher 7s range.
     
  3. OP
    OP
    llfish

    llfishWell Known MemberMember

    Ok, thank you I will skip them for now *sad face* and just get a few more angels instead!
     




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